Sign Making Apprentice / Apprentice in Manufacturing
Posted on Jan 31, 2019 by Anonymous
Our client is a well-established world leader in architectural signs supplying blue chip companies in the UK and overseas.
This is an excellent opportunity for a driven and motivated individual to learn a trade for a successful and leading Sing Maker in Brackley.
As a Sign Making Apprentice you will be learning a highly skilled trade
As a Sign maker you would be expected to contribute to the design, manufacture and installation of signs for a variety of uses, including interior modular signage, exterior signs for Architecture Graphics, business premises, indoor and outdoor exhibition displays, shop window signs etc.
Using a range of materials, Perspex, Stainless Steel, Aluminium, MDF- Wood veneer, vinyl, plastic, metal and glass (used for illuminated or electronic signs).
Your work as a sign maker will vary depending upon projects on your employer, but could include:
Designing signs or working to a pre-prepared design
Measuring and calculating signage sizes and layouts
Using digital technology such as printers and plotters to produce lettering/graphics/logo's
Cutting out and building plastic/metal letters, logos and 3D shapes
Applying paint backgrounds by brush, spray or roller
Hand-painting signage (in traditional sign making)
Attaching graphics to backgrounds (if assembling a moulded sign)
Bending glass into shape and fitting basic electrical wiring (if producing an illuminated or animated sign)
Installing signs on site
Engraving Aluminium and Stainless Signs
You will also deal with paperwork, such as contracts or planning applications.
You will study towards a recognised NVQ qualification in Sign Making (Level dependant on existing qualifications).
On site training
You will be working from the Brackley office with local and national site visits
The success candidate will have the ability to work with your hands and an enthusiastic approach to fabricating/assembly in a sign making environment.
You must be eager to learn, flexible, committed, hardworking, have a positive attitude, reliable and focused.
Have GCSE Grades D or above to include Maths and English or equivalents
Things to consider - You will be expected to work at a bench or operate machinery standing for long periods.
Please ensure your travel arrangements enable you to meet the working hours stipulated.
Live within a commutable distance Brackley
An Apprentice salary
Future training and opportunities
Full Time Permanent position
All tools and equipment provided
An NVQ Qualification
Market leading company
Immediate interviews available
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SIGN MAKING APPRENTICE / APPRENTICE IN MANUFACTURING - SIGNAGE / VINYL'S AND LARGE FORMAT GRAPHICS - BRACKLEY